Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
Speaking your mind
A new brain implant translates thought to speech
Sat, 27 Apr 2019 01:00
The boys are back in town
Ayusakorn “Van” Arayangkoon of 4 Garcons fame opens his latest brainchild, the aptly named Second Edition
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
Scientists revive brain function in dead pigs
Scientists have managed to restore cell function in the brains of pigs hours after they died, in a breakthrough Wednesday that experts said threw into question the very notion of what makes animals – or even humans – alive.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
As education levels rise, religion recedes
Recent letters on the existence (or not) of gods, on superstition and on the merit of agnosticism have missed a fundamental truth. Humankind has advanced due to the gift of a large, complex brain.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 14:10
Malaysian biker killed in Singapore collision taken off life support; family donates his organs to help others
Singapore - The family of a Malaysian motorcyclist who was declared brain dead following a road accident has decided to donate his organs after taking him off life support.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
Planet of the Apes? Chinese scientists create monkeys with human brain genes
Chinese scientists have implanted human brain genes into monkeys, in a study intended to provide insights into the unique evolution of human intelligence.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
Walking on air
Thai brand O&B, the brainchild of designer Rarin Thongma, opens it first boutique at the Emporium
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:45
Minor to issue Bt33-bn debenture to fund expansion
Minor International Plc (MINT) plans to issue Bt33 billion debenture to enable business expansion this year, the company’s chief financial officer Brain Delaney said on Monday.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00
Israel would never have survived without Uncle Sam
Re: “How a tiny, young nation used its brains to outwit enemies”, Have Your Say, March 12.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
How a tiny, young nation used its brains to outwit enemies
Re: “At the Dawn of Mossad”, The Nation Weekend, March 9-10.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
China’s reverse brain drain
China, like many developing economies, has experienced a brain drain for decades as some of its best and brightest minds travelled overseas for their education and employment. The tech revolution and the rise of startup unicorns attracted even more to places like Silicon Valley.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:00
Asean meeting under Thai chair to discuss contentious issues next week in Chiang Mai
Asean foreign ministers will next week gather in the northern Thai province of Chiang Mai to brainstorm on various vexing issues, including the Rakhine crisis, South China Sea, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and an Indo-Pacific Strategy aiming to maintain its “centrality” for regional security architecture.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 01:00
The doorway to fundamental knowledge is not books
A number of contributors have recently suggested that plants are not intelligent and cannot suffer because they don’t have brains or nervous systems.
Tue, 01 Jan 2019 01:00
No bok choy has been found to have a brain
Re: “Life is a chain of sacrifice – to survive we must destroy,” Have Your Say, December 28
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Anti-junta film ‘Ten Years Thailand’ aims to fire political debate
With cat-like humans, soldiers infiltrating an art gallery and brainwashed cadets, dystopian “Ten Years Thailand” is the latest in a pan-Asian film series aiming to stir political debate that debuted in the kingdom Thursday.